Steve Nicholson will take office July 1 to serve as President of the Rotary Club of Murrieta for the 2021/22 Rotary year, succeeding Lou Ellen Ficke.
Director of Operations at Temecula Hyundai, Nicholson has lived in the Murrieta area for 20 years and has extensive experience in all areas of automobile dealer operations. He is a graduate of Liberty University with a degree in Biblical students. He has served on nonprofit boards like Quality West Wing, Uncle Bud’s and ARC Angel Foundation. Steve attends Calvary Chapel Chino Hills and has for some 30 years, serving the children’s and men’s ministries. He also facilitates a Men’s Bible Study with Calvary Chapel Murrieta and has been a baseball chaplain for the Angel’s organization.
Serving with Steve:
John Brown, president-elect while Lou Ellen Ficke will be the immediate past president.
Patsy Orr serves as Executive Secretary, and Lou Ellen Ficke is Treasurer.
Saomorn Wong is Foundation Chair, and Administration,Dawn Layton.
Club Directors are: Vocational Services, Kelly Orchard; Community Service, Jim Yanoschik; Youth Services, Jody Lawlor and Liz Jones; Membership, John Brown; International, Doreen Tate and Public Relations, Linda Dozier.
The club serves the City of Murrieta and surrounding area and is involved in international projects in cooperation with Rotary International which has as its ongoing theme “Service Above Self.” Chartered on April 28, 1992, the Murrieta Club is known for several signature projects including the Murrieta Field of Honor, which will celebrate its 13th year in November.
Rotary is one of the largest international humanitarian service organizations in the world, with 1.2 million members in some 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographic areas. Rotary began in 1905 in Chicago and serves the needs of local communities around the world.